Job Opportunities

YIKES has WordPress Developer jobs for front and back end engineers and WordPress content editors


Full-Time Opportunities

We’re looking for folks to help develop client websites and develop and support our suite of free and pro plugins.

Some of the skills we find most helpful are HTML, CSS, Sass, PHP, JavaScript, AJAX, Git, Grunt, API integrations, REST API and WordPress. You may have been to a WordCamp or ten, and perhaps have contributed to WordPress core. Either way, you love building WordPress plugins and themes. You also like continually improving existing skills and learning new ones, working proficiently, hitting deadlines and making clients happy.

Beneficial Skills

WordCamp EU Paris 2017
The YIKES Team Attending WordCamp Europe in Paris, 2017
  • PHP (object-oriented PHP is a plus)
  • JavaScript (jQuery and React experience are a plus)
  • CSS (Sass, CSS Grid, and Bootstrap are a plus)
  • MySQL
  • WordPress Theme and Plugin Development
  • Git (knowledge of feature branching architecture is a plus)
  • REST and SOAP APIs, both writing and consuming them

Beneficial Abilities

  • Experience with coding to WordPress coding standards
  • Experience with WooCommerce development
  • Experience with a variety of JS libraries/frameworks
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience with data migration
  • Experience with bash scripting
  • Experience with command line (e.g. UNIX commands, Windows PowerShell)
  • Experience with package managers and task runners (e.g. NPM, Gulp/Grunt)
  • Experience with unit testing (PHPUnit experience is a plus)
  • Experience using PHPCS (WordPress VIP code standards a plus)
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently and as a team

If you are not familiar with everything listed, we still want to hear from you. We are happy to train people on the skills they need.

Please send the following to jobs@yikesinc.com:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Work samples
  4. Link to Github profile

You can also apply through BWork.

YIKES, Inc. is a talented group of people who love producing outstanding work while having fun. If you are passionate about delivering excellent products to clients in a supportive, diverse and inclusive environment, this is the place for you.

WordPress VIP Sliver Agency Partner

We love WordPress and use it to build great plugins, websites, and custom web applications. We are a part of the WordPress community and donate time contributing back to the project. We expect excellent work, but provide employees flexibility and liberal time off from work to enjoy family, friends, and life outside of work.

YIKES, Inc. is one of the few WordPress VIP Agency Partners in the world. This means we work on exciting projects hosted on this enterprise platform and write code to the best WordPress coding standards.


Our Office

The YIKES office is a storefront located in the heart of the East Girard Avenue commercial corridor in the vibrant Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. We are next to Murph’s Bar, across the street from Johnny Brenda’s, around the corner from La Colombe, Barcade and Frankford Hall, with new, exciting businesses popping up all the time. Our office is easy to access by multiple SEPTA Routes. Our office is a diverse, inclusive, casual and fun place where we get Philly Fair Trade Coffee delivered every month, produce brilliant work, and respect and support each other.

YIKES Office - WordPress Developer Job
Our LEED Platinum office is located in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood.

Our Work Philosophy

At YIKES you are expected to do your best work, collaborate and contribute. We also want you to enjoy your life outside of work and have opportunities to give back to the community. To do this we offer a wide range of benefits.

Health

  • 100% Paid Health, dental and vision coverage

Financial

  • Simple IRA with company contribution
  • Windfall bonuses
  • Public transportation passes for SEPTA or PATCO

Life / Work Balance

  • Results Only Work Environment (ROWE)
  • 4 weeks paid vacation (to start)
  • 10 paid holidays (including Halloween)
  • 2 personal days
  • 2 paid volunteer days
  • Your birthday off
  • “If you’re sick stay home” sick time policy
  • Remote workdays
  • Flex-time

Continued Learning

  • Company-paid tickets and travel to all regional WordCamps
  • Company-paid tickets, travel and board to WordCamp US
  • Company provided resources to help employees learn and continually improve their skills